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  • Former Chief Peace negotiator reveals why LRA chose DRC jungles

    Rwot Yusuf Okwonga Adek, the former chief peace negotiator between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel and the government of Uganda has said he personally warned LRA leader, Joseph Kony against leading his army back to northern Uganda. Rwot Okwonga he advised Kony against causing further mayhem to his people after the failed 2006 Juba […]

  • Despite Efforts, Gender Based Violence Rages On In Northern Uganda

      By Ruth Atim “I was a very violent man who would drink a lot and batter his wife,” confesses Michael Ali, 38, from Coo-pee village about 8kms out of Gulu town. Mr Ali, is now considered a ‘‘model Man’’ after having undergone training by Gulu Women Economic Development and Globalization (GWED- G), a Gulu-based NGO […]

  • Magistrate Calls For Tough Guidelines On Land Acquisition

    The Amuru and Nwoya district grade Two Magistrate Mr Joseph Angole has called on the district land committees to intensify reviews on applications for leasehold titles before granting them to individuals and investors in the district. Speaking in a recent interview with Acholi Times, Mr Angole said land officials in the two districts have been […]

  • Gulu Municipal Councilors Condemn Police Over Age Limit

    Gulu Municipal Council councilors have condemned the police over a recent blocking of an age limit consultation rally by Gulu woman member of parliament Betty Aol Ocan. The event was also attended by Forum for Democratic Change party former president, Kizza Besigye, the FDC secretary for mobilization Ingrid Turinawe and Kelly Komakech the Pece division […]

  • Teens Account For 25 Percent Of Deliveries At Gulu Hospital

    Statistics from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital indicates that teens’ pregnancy accounts for 25 percent of deliveries at the health facility, according to Julius Angora, a gynecologist at the hospital. Angora revealed this to Parliamentary Health Committee on Friday last week. The committee was on a visit to the health facility. Angora described the situation of […]

  • Gulu Hospital limbs without single ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has been left without a single functional ambulance after the only one that was helping the government health facility respond to emergency cases broke down. Dr. James Elima, the Director of the government hospital revealed during a meeting with members of Parliamentary Health Committee at the staff boardroom on Friday last […]

  • Former Child Soldier In Lord’s Resistance Army Receives Peace Award

    By Christian Today  A former child soldier who was sexually assaulted and forced into Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) will be awarded for her role in peace building in Uganda this week. Angela Atim Lakor will receive the Marsh Award for Peace-making and Peace building from the prestigious Wilton Park in London after she co-founded the Watye […]

  • Acholi Chief Asks ICC To Document Massacre Sites

    Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Acholi Paramount has  asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to help in the documentation of massacre sites in northern Uganda, a region still recovering from two decades of a devastating war. Rwot David Onen Acana said there is a need to map out sites were massacre victims were buried […]

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